sphero-, spher-, -sphere-

(Greek: ball, round, around; globe, global; body of globular form; by extension, circular zone, circular area)

earth spinning.
turbosphere (s) (noun), turbospheres (pl)
The upper region in space that is characterized by random and continuously changing air motions: "The atmosphere in which turbulence frequently exists; so, it is the troposphere, in contrast to the supposedly non-turbulent stratosphere.
1. That which conveys no suggestion of tone or mood.
2. Anything that fails to evoke associations.
A twelve-story high, spherical stainless steel representing the earth.

It is located in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park in the Borough of Queens, New York City.

The Unisphere is one of the Borough's most endurilng symbols.

The Unisphere was constructed to celebrate the beginning of the space age and was conceived and constructed as the Theme Symbol of the 1964-1965 New York World's Fair.

The 140-foot-high stainless steel Unisphere towers over a circular reflecting pool containing fountains that spray water twenty feet in the air.

The sphere is covered with representations of the continents, showing the major mountain ranges in relief, and is encircled by three giant rings presenting the first manmade satellites, which had been launched in the late 1950's.

The whole area of the earth's surface, atmosphere, and sea that is inhabited by living things.

Also known as the "biosphere".

The world community of animals.

Related ball, sphere-word units: glob-, glom-; hemoglobin-.